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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
shows president obama has a huge lead among likely latino voters. 7 out of 10 said they will opt to reelect him. that is slightly higher than the 67% backing the president had from the same group in 2008. >>> and democrats scored a big victory in pennsylvania today. a judge blocked the state's strict new voter id law from taking this election day. republican supporters say it would stop voter fraud. but democratic opponents argue it could keep elderly and minority voters away from the polls because some of them would not have time to get a validid. the law could still go into effect sometime next year. >>> some voters have already cast their ballots. early voting began today in ohio. of course, a hotly contested swings state. both campaigns have get out the vote efforts going on there. >>> and in a quinnipiac university bol redecemberred today, it shows that it is still a close race among likely voters. the president is up 4 points nationwide but among the independent voters the people both sides are trying to win, romney is ahead by 2 points. >> thank you. >>> a bay area egg produc
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in the american league the first latino and venezuelan in history to have the honor. they will represent their country disproportionately in this world series. >> i was beaming with pride for the giants but also for venezuela. >> reporter: adriana lopez runs a restaurant in the mission. she says it's about time the world realizes the national obsession for her country. >> this is huge pride. we have had baseball players in the major leagues for a long time, 273 actually in the history of the league so it's a big deal. this is just a consequence of years of players being here and making it to the major leagues. >> it's very exciting. we're -- we must be all very proud all venezuelans to have so much players playing in the world series. >> reporter: omar infante of the detroit tigers says for his countrymen it doesn't matter who wins the series. >> they don't care. it's good because, you know, being in the world series that's not happened a lot of years. >> reporter: all right. we are back live. and the owner here tells me that, yes, everybody wins because you're extending an inv
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
workers. although obama wants to shore up votes and support from latinos in a tight presidential race he resisted making this a political speech. >> he came here to dedicate this to honor the man and the legacy that cesar chavez left us. >> reporter: although chavez was born in arizona and spent many years growing up in his early adulthood in san jose, this place la paz is where he did his most significant work often working out of this very simple wooden house. the monument in the town of keane near bakersfield also contains the old headquarters of the united farm workers union. this was the birthplace of nationwide boycotts, strikes and fasts by the labor and civil rights leader from 1971 to 1993. the rose garden is his final resting place what do you think cesar would have said about this today? >> don't stop. we haven't finished. keep going. work harder to accomplish more. >> reporter: the cause chavez fought for farm worker rights lives on. in eene, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> the president is at a fundraiser at the bill graham civic auditorium. tickets are $20,000 per person. we'll
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